Rod is a transformational executive leader with a passion for people development, leadership, and business growth, known for his ability to engage and motivate team members to achieve exceptional results. In his career Rod has lead the launch of new and innovative biotech products into Canada, developed and coached sales organizations to go beyond the expected, and has led the implementation of community-changing human capital projects across the globe. Rod has traveled to over 40 countries giving him a global perspective on the changing world of work and understands the value of culture in making powerful organizations.
Over the course of his career Rod has built teams in the academic, for profit, and not for profit sectors. In addition, he has taught at the post secondary level in the areas of human resources, sales, and strategy.
As a life long learner, Rod holds undergraduate degrees in zoology and economics, along with an MBA in leadership and strategy. In addition, he is a chartered member of CPHR Alberta holding the CPHR designation and is certified as a Design Sprint Master from the Design Sprint School.